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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) proposed an increase in the state motor fuel tax during his Jan. 26 State-of-the-State address. Read More *** A plan to increase the Alaskan state gas tax received its first legislative hearing Jan. 26. The state is currently facing a [...]
This successful ballot initiative campaign in Alaska resulted in voters approving Proposition 2, a measure to issue a general obligation bond to support transportation projects throughout the state of Alaska. Case Study – Alaska – 2012
With people traveling in record numbers across our nation’s roads this 4th of July weekend, the need to repair our nation’s infrastructure is even clearer. However, many states may halt or delay needed transportation projects due to uncertainty surrounding the future of the Highway Trust [...]
State motor fuels excises continue to be the predominate source of state revenue for transportation improvement projects. Our review shows that as of March 2014, Pennsylvania, which is the latest state to increase its motor fuels excise, has the highest gas tax rate at 40.7 [...]